Kari Dewar (MBACP, Dip/Adv Integrative Therapy Individuals/Couples)
I am an integrative relational psychotherapist, counsellor, psychosexual therapist and life coach.
Working with individuals and couples and families.
I work with a number of issues including:
- Personal development
- Dissociative disorders
- Childhood sexual abuse and trauma
- Relationship issues
- Behavioural issues
- Anger management
- Attachment issues
- Mental health
- Psychosexual problems.
- Personal growth and development
I blend my knowledge of anatomy, physiology, body work, psychological development and attachment styles to support people to cultivate holistic health, consciousness, mindfulness and well being in themselves (psychologically, emotionally and physically) in their work endeavors, personal lives and relationships.
I also work with student counsellors in training.
All information shared in sessions is strictly confidential.
Training, qualifications & experience
Dip In Psychodynamic Therapy, Ad Dip Psychodynamic Therapy in the community.
Dip Integrative Psychosexual Therapy, Ad Dip Couples Therapy with Distinction, Certificate in Transformational Couple Therapy.
I have experienced and attended much CPD, personal therapy, group therapy and bio energetic group therapies over the years and feel it is important to work on myself and understand my own unconscious processes in order to serve my clients well inside a humanistic model.
I attend regular supervision.
Therapeutic jobs outside of personal Practice include:
- Addiction therapy in prisons
- Domestic violence work and childhood sexual trauma with survivors
- Group and family facilitator with young people and families.
I also work with students training in psychodynamic therapy as well as humanistic and integrative orientations.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I also do holistic well-being massage and body awareness, particularly for survivors of abuse. I do not mix massage with psychotherapy but will use my awareness of the body and breath in psycho education for survivors that have difficulty with self regulation, grounding and/or suffer from panic attacks and anxiety.
- £70 Individuals (Before 10am and from 5pm, 50 minutes)
- £60 individuals (From 10am-4pm, 50 minutes)
- £95 Couples (50 Mins)
- £100 Couples (60 mins)
- £150 couples (90 mins before)
- Some lower cost sessions are available.
Concessions offered for
I have been practicing as a counsellor and psychotherapist since 1994 and have a lot of experience with many different client groups.
Personal development is very important to me. I enjoy and believe it is important to keep up to date with current changes and new awareness in science in the Therapy field, including neuroscience, the impact of trauma on the body and mind, shamanic and trans-personal work as well as the impact of the environment on individuals.
I believe that we all have the potential within us to grow and thrive. It is an ongoing process and through the medium of a Therapeutic relationship, where we are heard and witnessed with compassion, we can then heal, grow and discover new vitality and aspiration.